Paul Levin’s practice includes all aspects of real estate transactions, including purchase and sale, leasing, and land use entitlements, with a particular focus on seeing projects through from beginning stages to completion.
Prior to joining the firm, Paul was an associate in the real estate group at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and worked for Edgemoor Real Estate Services, a division of the Clark Construction Group, focusing on real estate development and public-private partnerships.
Paul is a contributing author of the firm’s Unfamiliar Terrain blog, which provides insights into the complex Bay Area land use landscape.
Paul is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the ULI Young Leaders Group and the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR). He is also a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), a past chair of BASF’s Barrister’s Environment, Land Use and Real Estate section, and a member of the Public-Private Infrastructure subsection of the California state bar association. Paul served as the Vice-Chair of the Green and Sustainable Transactions Committee of the Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law of the American Bar Association.
Paul is a member of the Leadership San Francisco Class of 2018 and serves on the board of directors of the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (Tel-Hi). He was honored with a Coblentz Pro Bono Award in 2017.
He is a LEED Green Associate and served on the USGBC Northern California chapter’s committee that determined the regional priority credits now included in LEED v4.
Paul earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2009, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal. He graduated cum laude from Yale University in 2005, where he earned his B.A. in political science with an interdisciplinary focus on urban development.
Purchase and Sale
Construction and Design